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Alex Farotto

  • position Lhp
  • height 5-11
  • weight 180
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Greer, S.C.
  • High school Riverside
  • position Lhp
  • height 5-11
  • weight 180
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Greer, S.C.
  • High school Riverside

Alex Farotto Bio

Alex Farotto Career Stats 2009 – 2009 MLB Draft Selection (34th round/Chicago White Sox) … Made 20 appearances in relief, went 4-2 with seven saves and a 4.96 ERA … Allowed 18 runs on 25 hits in 32.2 innings with 25 walks and 37 strikeouts … Picked up win with 1.1 scoreless innings of relief in 9-5 win over Alabama at SEC Tournament (5/20) … Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings of relief in 9-2 win over USC Upstate (5/12) … Earned a save with one scoreless inning of relief in 15-12 win at Tennessee (5/10) … Picked up save with a strikeout in 0.1 innings of work in 8-5 win over Vanderbilt (5/3) … Two scoreless innings of relief in 10-4 win over Auburn (4/19) … One scoreless inning of relief with three strikeouts in 5-3 loss to The Citadel (4/15) … Hurled two innings and allowed twor uns on three hits with three strikeouts and three walks in 12-10 win over Ole Miss (4/10) … Earned a save in relief with 1.2 innings of work in 20-19 victory over Kentucky (3/28) … Earned a win with one perfect inning of relief in 2-1 victory vs. Georgia Southern (3/25) … Posted a saved with 2.0 innings of relief in 7-3 win vs. LSU (3/20) … Earned win after 3.1 innings of relief, allowed just one run on three hits with season-high six strikeouts in 5-4 win at Mississippi State (3/15) … Earned a save after 2.2 hitless innings of relief, struck out five batters in 7-5 win over Long Beach State (3/7) … Picked up a save with 0.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen with two strikeouts in 6-4 win over Charleston Southern (3/4) … Key relief appearance at Clemson, worked 2.2 hitless innings and picked up a win with two strikeouts as Gamecocks defeated Tigers 3-1 (2/28) … Hurled 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts to earn a save in 8-4 win over Duquesne (2/22). 2008 – Appeared in 17 games compiling an 0-1 record with one save and a 2.66 ERA in 20.1 innings pitched … Struck out 29 batters while walking only 10 … Opponents batted just .224 against him … Pitched two perfect innings of relief with one strikeout in 2-1 loss vs. NC State at NCAA Regional … Picked up first career save with game-ending strikeout with a pair of runners on base in 7-5 win over Tennessee (5/17) … Worked a season-high 2.2 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts in 10-2 win over The Citadel (5/13) … Worked 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with four strikeouts in 10-5 win at Wofford (5/7) … Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief at LSU (4/25) … Pitched one scoreless inning of relief with four strikeouts in 9-2 win over Davidson (4/2) … Hurled 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts at Vanderbilt (3/16) … Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in 10-2 win over Duquesne (3/9) … Pitched one scoreless inning of relief with three strikeouts in 12-0 win over UNC Asheville (2/27). 2007 – Appeared in 18 games compiling a 1-0 record with an 4.06 ERA in 31 innings pitched … Struck out 45 batters in 31 innings pitched … Pitched 3.1 scoreless innings and allowed just one hit in relief with five strikeouts in 3-2 loss to Arkansas at SEC Tournament (5/26) … Pitched four scoreless and hitless innings of relief with five strikeouts in 6-4 loss to Georgia (5/18) … Pitched a career-high five innings and allowed two runs on six hits in 8-4 loss to Kentucky (5/5) … Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 4-2 win over Clemson (4/18) … Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 8-2 win over Vanderbilt (4/1) … Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief and struck out the last seven batters he faced, a career-high, in 20-3 win at Mississippi State (3/25), the seven consecutive strikeouts tied a USC single-game record … Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with five strikeouts and earned first win of the year in 9-2 victory over UNC Asheville (3/20) … Pitched two scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 4-1 win over Appalachian State (3/14) … Pitched two scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 13-1 win over Brown (3/9) … Played in the summer with the Spartanburg Stingers of the Coastal Plains League. 2006 – Appeared in 12 games compiling a 1-0 record with an 8.25 ERA in 12 innings pitched … Made an appearance in NCAA Regional game vs. Evansville, pitching a scoreless inning of relief (6/5) … Tied his career-high in innings pitched with 3.1 allowing two runs on seven hits in 16-10 loss to Georgia at SEC Tournament (5/26) … Pitched 3.1 innings and allowed three runs on four hits with four strikeouts in 10-6 loss at Vanderbilt (5/20) … Picked up first career win with 0.2 scoreless innings of relief in 9-7 extra-inning win over Mississippi State (4/30) … Played in the summer with the Spartanburg Stingers of the Coastal Plains League. HIGH SCHOOL – Played four years at Riverside High School under coach Chris Bates … Named to 2005 South Carolina AAA All-State team … High school team won state championships in 2003 and 2004 … Played for South Carolina Spirit (Greer) AAU team. PERSONAL – Born Alex Steven Farotto on 3/28/87 … Parents are Jimmy and Carter Farotto … Grandfather Richard played in the Brooklyn Dodgers organization.

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